The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 62 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +11
Contract jobs citing Firewall 8 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.17% 3.31% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.30% 22.00% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate £285 £347 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
Firewall
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
86 50 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 12.59% 15.06% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 27 32
Average daily rate £411 £413 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.42% +68.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £165 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £451 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £26.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 - £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 - £28.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 11 (61.11%) LAN
2 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (50.00%) WAN
3 8 (44.44%) Middleware
3 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) VPN
5 6 (33.33%) IBM AIX Certification
5 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 6 (33.33%) AIX
5 6 (33.33%) Solaris
5 6 (33.33%) Unix
5 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 6 (33.33%) HACMP
5 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (33.33%) Open Source
5 6 (33.33%) High Availability
5 6 (33.33%) GPFS
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL V3
6 5 (27.78%) Lean Six Sigma
6 5 (27.78%) Service Management
6 5 (27.78%) Six Sigma
6 5 (27.78%) Workflow
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco
6 5 (27.78%) IBM
7 4 (22.22%) HP
7 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
8 3 (16.67%) Degree
8 3 (16.67%) Juniper

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) HP Helion
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) LAN
2 9 (50.00%) WAN
3 7 (38.89%) VPN
4 3 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.11%) DWDM
5 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 2 (11.11%) HTTP
5 2 (11.11%) HTTPS
5 2 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security
5 2 (11.11%) VLAN
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.56%) FWSM
6 1 (5.56%) ISDN
6 1 (5.56%) Junos
6 1 (5.56%) OpenScape
6 1 (5.56%) SNMP
6 1 (5.56%) SSL
6 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) AIX Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Audit Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Support
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) UX Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) VoIP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) HACMP
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
3 2 (11.11%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) IVR
4 1 (5.56%) Statistics
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) AIX
1 6 (33.33%) Solaris
1 6 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (33.33%) High Availability
2 6 (33.33%) Open Source
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL V3
3 5 (27.78%) Lean Six Sigma
3 5 (27.78%) Service Management
3 5 (27.78%) Six Sigma
3 5 (27.78%) Workflow
4 3 (16.67%) Network Design
5 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) BCP
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) IBM AIX Certification
4 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) JNCIE
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) GPFS
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) IBM
3 4 (22.22%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Juniper
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) F5
5 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.56%) Avaya
6 1 (5.56%) BT
6 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) Mitel
6 1 (5.56%) NICE Systems
6 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.56%) VMware
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